Little BeijingWhile at the top of one of new towers built for the Olympics, I was able to get a good vantage back towards different parts of the city. Beijing is so spread out -- there does not seem to be a central focus in the traditional "skyscraper" sense. I've taken a few other downtown shots you might recall (click on the"Beijing" category), but this spot was kind of cool and unique because of this tower I was in.
I happened to be outside with Joe McNally, after we finally convinced the officials to let us get beyond the inside and dirty windows. We were out in the "5th ring" where many Olympic venues were built. And so, here was this huge tower in the outskirts, looking back towards the city. It seemed like a good situation for a zoom-in compression shot.
- Trey Ratcliff
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